Grifka Family History

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Grifka Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): probably a variant of Grifke, like Gniffke from (Polish) gniew ‘anger’, hence a nickname for an irascible person.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Griffo, Griff, Greif, Gruca, Trisko, Riska, Gramza, Grill, Mrowka

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Grifka Family Origin

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Grifka Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Grifka occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Grifka's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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Grifka Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Grifka. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grifka census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Grifka. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Grifka. For the veterans among your Grifka ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grifka Life Expectancy

What is the average Grifka lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Grifka life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Grifka in 1958 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grifka

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grifka ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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